Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Chair
Larry Carpenter, Vice Chair
and Wildlife Commission
Governor Gregoire appointed David to the Commission in June 2009.
David has a Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources in Wildlife
Management and a Masters of Public Health in Biostatistics.
He works as an Environmental Public Health professional.
David volunteers with a number of conservation organizations including Black Hills Audubon Society and the Gifford Pinchot Task Force. He has served on several state and federal advisory boards addressing wildlife and habitat issues, including WDFW’s Wildlife Diversity Advisory Council, the U.S. Forest Service’s Southwest Washington Provincial Advisory Council, and the North Gifford Pinchot
Resource Advisory Committee.
David is an avid birder, wildlife watcher, and scuba diver. He is a member of REEF’s Pacific Northwest Advanced Assessment Team and helps conduct underwater surveys of marine fish and invertebrates from the
Salish Sea down to Monterey Bay.
David lives in Olympia with his wife, Jan.